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abandoned cars, cal trans towed them to a spot that people can pick them up later in the evening. >>> seeing smoke and flames inside the caldecott tunnel today was especially frightening for drivers who remember that deadly tanker fire inside one of the bores that happened back in the 80s. alex savidge here now with a look at the safety plans in place today. alex. >> reporter: the three existing bores of the caldecott tunnel have a series of safety features including a complex ventilation system and also warning signs for drivers. all of this put in place after that deadly fire 30 years ago. today a spokesman for cal trans told me the tunnel safety system steams to have done the job today. [ inaudible ] it was a frightening scene for drivers today as smoke filled the caldecott tunnel after a car burst into flames. the air was quickly cleared thanks to a ventilation system that blew the smoke out of the east side of the tunnel. cal trans was able to reverse the air flow. >> we needed to get the smoke blowing the opposite direction. >> reporter: the fans are part of a series of safety features
are cal tran workers and contractors. there is a silver nissan here in the bushes and on the ground ha body lays of a construction worker. there is a vehicle responsible for hitting the two construction workers. let's go to video we took earlier today at 2:40 this morning. the chp was called to this accident scene. two contractors for cal trans was moving a road work sign that alerts drivers when a silver nissan slammed into them. one of the construction workers died the other suffered minor injuries. the driver of the nissan was trapped and he had to be extricated. >> we are not sure if alcohol played a role in the occasion. he was coherent at the time but was transported with life threatening injuries. >> reporter: these construction workers were here on the right shoulder next to their work truck doing emergency repair work on a dip in the roadway just north of scott creek road exit. they were scheduled to be here until 6:00 a.m.. now all of that has changed because of this accident. there are contractors from the construction company that these workers who showed up here at the sce
of the new span on labor day weekend. some asphalt from the upper deck were also removed already. cal tran said it will need # years to take down the entire bridge at a cost of $240 million. >> all right. your time now is 707. it kicked up like rosemary said it would and very unhappy people would go back tomorrow and tell rosemary we want better weather. >> oh, she is right. and we don't like that she is right. it is cold. >> i don't like the wind either but i don't like when i am p wrong. >> we actually had the wind kick up in the north bay hills and some of the east bay. and it didn't materialize in some areas. and because of it, the wind advisory has been shifted to some areas. and eliminated from others. i will show you that in just a moment. >> first, giving you look at mostly clear skies and towards san francisco. isn't that a beautiful shot. when you joined us yesterday morning, the low clouds had returned to the coast and inside the bay. because of the wind, we are not seeing any low clouds this morning. >> temperatures also up in some areas. point be you directly to where. >> nova
alto city council will meet tonight to discuss changes to cal train. they are looking into a study to find out the cost of digging some under passes and trenches. under the new design high speed rail and cal train will share two tracks on the peninsula. many people say they like the idea of digging. they are concerned about trains and cars both running at street level. the california high speed rail authority says it would increase cost and engineering implications. >>> new sections of the old eastern span of the bay bridge will start to come down soon. crews have been working since the new span opened on labor day weekend. the demolition has been divided into three parts and the public is expected to see sections being removed starting this week. the complete dismantling is expected to take overall three years and cost $239 million. >>> a massive recovery project is discovered this afternoon. this is a photo of a partially submerged tug boat called captain l. the boat has been routing for decades and today the epa is expected to raise the 100-foot tug. the raising of the tug is pa
a construction worker was hit. two cal tran workers were removing a sign when they were hit by a driver of a nissan. one of the workers died. the other has minor injuries. the driver of the nissan had to be extricated and has life threatening injuries. >> we are not sure if alcohol played a role in the collision. he was coherent at the time he was extricated from the vehicle. >> ktvu janine de la vega has been live at the scene since 4:30. she will have a report coming up in our next half hour. >>> i want to go to live pictures now. westbound as you can see at the toll plaza. we still have not had the metering lights turned on and you can tell because people are just kind of coming up and the metering lights or the toll plaza is not getting filled in. when that happens we'll let you know. still a pretty decent drive. san mateo bridge the same thing goes. traffic is still moving along pretty nicely over to the peninsula as you drive over to 101. as we look at a big view of the south bay, no major crashes that are reported anywhere. let's go back to the desk. >>> all right. we go back to
the challenge for goth and the bears at memorial stadium. cal took a 7-0 1st quarter lead but arizona scored 19 straight. denker to phillips who finishes the scoring play. 19-7 wildcat. goth threw four touchdown passes. a reverse pivot. lawler would have a game to remember. 19-13 at halftime. look at this one handed effort to haul in another touchdown pass. this is in the 3rd quarter on the get the bears within five at 26-21. again arizona padded the lead and the bears made it closer. goth and lawler hook up. lawler up and over mcknight. it's 33-28 with 1:42 to go. the bores need the ball back. the 17-yard gain, allows the wildcats to run out the clock and hang on for the win. cal falls to 1-8 overall. 0-6 in the pac-12. arizona improves to 6-2 and 3- 2. >> stanford has the weekend off. they are ready for the match up with oregon on thursday night. san jose state and david fails trying to continue the strong effort in the mountain west conference. finding chandler jones for the 7-0 lead at unlv. the spartans add to the lead. nun with the ability. freeman with the 40-yard score. they led 24-3 at
-- the tunnel quickly filled with smoke so we coordinated with cal trans and had the ventilation fans and had the air blown there, because the people were evacuating and leaving their cars and walking out, we wanted to make sure they had no smoke inhalation and do that. >> you said there was eight but the number changed a little. >> we had 7 people transported as a precautionary measure, some were children so with wanted to make sure they didn't have serious smoke issues. >> where do things stand right now. >> they have opened that tunnel, they noticed a wire hanging there so they are checking to see what the wire is. >> thank you so much for talking to us and joining us right there, as i said you can see that, i was told there was 8 but one person decided not to go to the hospital, they were checked out for smoke inhalation, we will stay on top of that, there were people unset but things are running smoothly and things are safe, paul chambers ktvu channel 2 news. >> want to show you the conditions now, you can see red there in both directions on highway 24 heading west toward the caldecott a
workers. >>> palo alto city council will meet to discuss changes to cal train. they are looking into a study to find out the cost of digging some under passes and trenches. under the new design high speed rail in cal train would share woman tracks on the peninsula. many people say they like the idea of under passes because they are concerned about trains and cars both running at street level. but the california high speed rail authority says it would increase costs and engineering complications. >>> let's get everybody out the door. sal, you taking care of folks at the toll plaza? >> good monday morning to you. things are getting busier. every minute we see more cars showing up and the metering lights will be on soon. westbound backed up for a ten minute delay. the the peek these commutes are usually about 30 minutes. right now we don't have that just yet. we are also looking at the drive on the san mateo bridge and the dumbarton bridge. both those spans continue to look good with no major problems. highway 4 you can see there is slow traffic there as usual. and on 80 westbound
people and spending to tahoe. deborah villalon, ktvu news. >>> we checked with cal caltrans and chained are we -- required to the chain exchange. >>> how long will this system continue to deliver snow? bill particular -- bill martin is live with the conditions. >> reporter: you saw snow flurries on deborah, it's snowing at blue canyon as well. just north of the truckee area more snow showers but they're tapering off. for us it just means that cold air is going to back up. i'll let you know how cool it's going to be when you wake up tomorrow morning back here after the break. >>> and cleaning up after the storm. >>> the teen was holding a toy gun that looked like an assault rifle. the victim's father tells ktvu news he wants justice for his son and he wants the deputy to serve time behind bars. also today the sonoma county sheriff's department identified that deputy in that shooting. he is a veteran officer with extensive knowledge of guns. >> reporter: candle by candle, this memorial has grown. all day long a steady stream of people have come to the site where andy lopez was killed on
and the campus injured a child and burned another person, the daily cal reports that cannister blew up while people were cooking food held by a student group, police said a 10-year-old complained of back pain and an adult had burns to the apartment. >>> an apartment building destroyed will remain rent controlled, there was concern the landlord would demolish it and replace it with higher rent but they announced they will maintain that rent controlled status. >> a stunning new development in that castro valley nursing home scandal, shocking information we are getting about one of the patients. >> and vandalism in oakland made national news years ago, now there is a new case tied to that. >> good morning, right now traffic is doing well but getting slow traffic in parts of the east bay and also on the peninsula. >> well clear skies out there, looks cold for sure but the afternoon temperatures look warmer today. we will show them to you coming right up. >>> welcome back, 5:12, a child care worker in san mateo accused of kissing and inappropriately touching a young girl, police say he made frien
as early as this weekend. >>> and we knew the cal brears' football team has been struggle on the field but are things worse for the players in the classroom. the great american novel. so you can happily let life get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can finish the great american novel banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can >>> 7:24. the cal bears have been struggling on the football field. it turns out they are struggling in the classroom today. according to be a ncaa report, uc -- to an ncaa report, uc berkeley has the lowest graduation rate among the nation's top 72 college football tales. just 44% graduates. that compares to 93% for stanford. cal's falling graduation success rate was a big reason former coach jeff petford was fired. >>> 7:25. there is a gas station clerk in florida very lucky to be arrive. he -- alive. he says it's all because his cell phone was there. that's because that phone stopped the bullet fired at a clerk during a robbery yesterday morning. the clerk had no idea he was shot until he felt a pain in his ch
is on the road but cal is playing at home today. it's a 12:30 kickoff. >> i think they will get nice weather. not to warm. it's not even going to be as warm as yesterday. nice and mild for the stadium seating. we will have the wind turn breezy by the second half of the afternoon. by noontime it should be still looking good. let me show you how the winds will start to pick up. they are generally light. mostly clear sykes, by about one or so, notice they are picking up just a little bit. from ten to 20 miles an hour for the afternoon. so, you know, typical of what we get in the afternoon usually. not only the evening when the winds really start to kick up. here we are moving into the second half of the evening and by 11 anywhere from 15 to 25 miles and they could be stronger. live more with 29 miles and this is when we are expecting the wind advisory to move into place for the hills with the guforts reaching to 45 miles an hour. the wind advisory from 11 to 7. temperatures with this system bringing the wins, also cooling us off in the low 40s for most around the bay area. a few low 50s. by nin
is your best bet. san mateo bridge is slow getting across the bay and slow traffic on 880. bart and cal train are on time. 9, 27, 48. >> a vicious dog attack last night and four people are in the hospital. tara moriarty is in that neighborhood now. you've been out there since early this morning and know more about what happened last night. >> reporter: neighbors say the scene out here last night was very chaotic. a man walking down this path was attacked by two other dogs described as pit bulls or pit bull mixes. when it got to the street, that's when neighbors say it got really scary. >> just before 9:00 last night, neighbors heard screams. >> there was like a bunch of cop cars out here and i was scared and i heard gunshots and i ran inside. >> some neighbors ran out of their homes to see what all of the commotion was about. that's when two dogs with a man walking his two dogs attacked them. >> there was blood all on my sidewalk and my driveway. they got close to here. >> four people were bitten. wounds mostly to arm s and legs. >> officers arrived and the dogs charged at the officers
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